ERIC Number: ED416339
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Women's Work Issues. Tierra de Oportunidad Module 2. LAES: Latino Adult Education Services Project.
Kissam, Ed; Dorsey, Holda
This module, which may be used as the basis for a workshop or as a special topic unit in an adult basic education or English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) course, focuses on the problems faced by immigrant women in their work lives and legal provisions to protect employed women. The following items are included: module overview; list of basic, thinking, interpersonal, information utilization, and other skills addressed in the module; teaching points (points dealing with basic rights, strategic thinking, and decision making); sample learning activities; list of 8 organizational and print resources and 16 commercial ESL textbooks; resource sheets; sample lesson plan; transparency masters; learning activities and student handouts concerning sexual harassment and other women's work issues; pre- and postmodule student surveys; and scoring directions. The following objectives are addressed in the module lesson: be able to discuss work conditions with coworkers, engage in role play activities simulating communication with supervisors, and devise ways to address sexual harassment situations. Included in the lesson plan are the following: objectives, a description of target audience and context, room setup guidelines, lists of items needed and media used, and detailed instructions for conducting the lesson. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Employed Women, Employment Practices, Employment Problems, English (Second Language), Functional Literacy, Immigrants, Integrated Curriculum, Labor Legislation, Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, Literacy Education, Numeracy, Problem Solving, Sexual Harassment
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Youth, Adult and Alternative Educational Services Div.
Authoring Institution: Hacienda La Puente Unified School District, City of Industry, CA.; California State Univ. Inst., Long Beach.
Identifiers - Location: California